Paul Davids, (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this show), who will be the subscriber interview for August 27th, will be having the first public showing of his new film, "The Life After Death Project" (in which Anne and Whitley both appear) at the Canyon Moon Theater in the Village of Oak Creek near Sedona, Arizona at 2:30 p.m. on August 27th. Those who want to see it should check the time with the theater and purchase of ticketread more

Rapunzel in "Tangled," Ariel in "The Little Mermaid," Belle in "Beauty and the Beast:" Each of these animated characters is portrayed as beautiful and good. The "what-is-beautiful-is-good" stereotype is found throughout cartoons, animated films, full-length movies and television programs. This can’t be a good message for kids, especially little girls, and can even lead to eating disorders when girls don’t learn how to diet the RIGHT way.
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What’s coming up in the future? From its heyday in the 1950s to its current resurgence, 3-D technology has gone from a cinematic gimmick to a box-office gold mine. James Cameron’s Avatar, heralded for its creation of a three-dimensional fantasy world, is now the highest grossing movie ever. But do audiences really like it better than 2-D and what do they like about it? According to one researcher, the truth can be seen in their faces and eyes.
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Something the critics don’t know – Movie critics are scratching their heads and wondering why a movie like “Sex and the City 2” was set in a Muslim country like Abu Dhabi, but if you read Anne’s Diaries regularly, YOU know the answer: It’s an extreme example of product placement! We need your help, folks, so If you love Anne’s diaries, support this site: Subscribe today!

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